After several months of rarely having a free weekend, we finally have some progress on the house. Three rooms are completely finished (the toilet, my office and the utility room – which wasn’t even in our original plans). The spare bedroom is almost there – just waiting to put in new flooring. […]
Posts about my house and my garden. 2013 is the year of the renovation in Chez 40SF, so expect lots of progress reports, photos and wish lists.
We’ve lived in this house for almost nine years. We bought it for a couple of reasons. Firstly, that it was an old house with character in a lovely village, detached, plenty of rooms (albeit most of them – the five bedrooms – tiny) and it had a cracking Inglenook fireplace in the living room. […]
When we first moved to our house, our garden – such as it was (it was little more than a postage-stamp-sized patch of grass with a shed, a rotary drier and lots of mature shrubs) looked like this: Toward the end of 2011 the shrubs were so overgrown, it was difficult to use the rotary […]